It is important to treat LPD as soon as possible, especially for couples who are trying to conceive. The following paragraphs will explain how Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may have positive impacts.
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may provide as adjunctive therapy option with fertility treatments suggested by medical professional to assist women who have luteal phase defect to become pregnant by stimulating specific points so that the body produces more progesterone. (Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2816470/)
It also may help to balance the hormone production and increase the uterus lining thicker and ready for conception. (Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3962314/)
Other benefits of acupuncture might include: making the body more relaxed, reducing stress levels and improving women's wellbeing. ( Source:https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24761171/ )
Once this LPD issue is resolved by using conventional medicine fertility treatments along with Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, women may able to conceive more easily. This may increase the chance of successful conception for couples who are trying to conceive.
A Luteal Phase Defect (LPD) is a disruption in a woman's monthly menstrual cycle. Having luteal phase defect means that each month, the lining of the uterus does not grow to a proper size. As a result, it will cause a woman to be infertile. Generally, during the ovulation phase, the lining of women's uterus will be thicker to prepare for possible conception/pregnancy.
The cause of Luteal Phase defects usually because the ovaries do not produce enough progesterone. As a result, the lining of the uterus does not grow properly each month. In short, the main cause of LPD is the hormone imbalance affecting the growth of uterine lining in women's body.
There are typical symptoms of LPD that women should be aware of, this includes; shorter menstrual cycle, infertility, low basal body temperature, breast tenderness, low back pain, fatigue, etc.
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